Local Youth To Become Teachers At National Conference

ELIZABETH – A team of four at-risk youth members of Community Access Unlimited (CAU) have been selected by the National Independent Living Association (NILA) to do a presentation about “Living in the System” to attendees at the 2009 NILA Conference in Nashville, Tenn., from Sept. 1-4.

Melvin Continues Deployment With Bataan Group

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jerry Melvin, a 1999 graduate of Elizabeth High School, along with more than 2,500 sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BATARG), Norfolk, Va., and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), Camp Lejeune, N. C., are currently deployed to support Maritime Security Operations, provide crisis response capability, and increase theater security cooperation and forward Naval presence in the Fifth and Sixth Fleet areas of operation.

Colombians Mark 199 Years Of Cultural Achievement At Library

ELIZABETH—Colombian art, music, literature, poetry and dance will enrich the library experience for Elizabeth Public Library patrons and guests as the Elizabeth Colombian Lions Club present, Semana Cultural 20 de Julio: A Commemoration of Colombia’s Independence Day.

Remembering The Past: Clark And Elizabeth Memories

CLARK-Phillip Trussler had a bleaching and calico print-works for several years, but in 1845 part of the building was destroyed by fire. In 1847, after the property had become worthless, William Bloodgood, Esq. of New York purchased it.

Port Authority Announces Incentives For Shippers To Use ExpressRail

ELIZABETH—Building on an initiative announced earlier this year to encourage shippers to use the Port Authority’s ExpressRail system, the agency’s Board of Commissioners today approved a new incentive program to encourage shippers to transport their cargo via new rail routes.